Rating: 5 stars
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The Sweet Potato Pie is a southern tradition that is a thick, creamy and not-too-sweet desert. Recipe is very simple and quick to make. You can add various spices like cinnamon, ginger or nutmeg to sugar mixture to add a little spicy flavor.

Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr 10 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 - 9 inch pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Mix together mashed sweet potatoes, butter or margarine, and eggs. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar, flour, and salt. Mix in spices if desired. Add to sweet potato mixture and stir well.

  • Mix together buttermilk and baking soda. Add to sweet potato mixture and stir well. Mix in vanilla extract. Pour filling into pastry shell.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 70 minutes, until set in center.

Nutrition Facts

310 calories; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 47.3g; fat 11.8g; cholesterol 54.7mg; sodium 373.7mg. Full Nutrition
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